Mild and efficient functionalization of hydrogen-terminated Si(111) via sonochemical activated hydrosilylation

Yu Lin Zhong, Steven L Bernasek

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Efficient chemical functionalization of hydrogen-terminated Si(1 1 1) with simple and bifunctional 1-alkenes was achieved via novel sonochemical activated hydrosilylation, utilizing just a simple ultrasonic bath. It is an extremely mild method that allows the specific attachment of unprotected bifunctional alkenes such as undecenol, undecylenic acid, and even a heat/UV-sensitive alkene, bearing an activated leaving group (N-succinimidyl undecylenate), without suffering any degradation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8118-8121
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Issue number21
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes

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